Thu, 21 Mar 2019

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

Devastation in south-west Africa growing by the hour

The full scale of the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Idai in south-west Africa is becoming clearer, the UN said ...

Four road deaths in Ireland on bank holiday weekend

DUBLIN, Ireland - Over the 3-day holiday weekend, 16-18 March 2019, four people died in road traffic collisions in Ireland. ...

Stopping the spread of hatred on social media

The deadly  attack on two mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand, in which 50 people were killed and many others ...

Northern Ireland mourns 3 teenagers who died in tragic circumstances

CO. TYRONE, Northern Ireland - A major investigation is continuing into the events of Sunday night in Cookstown, in County ...

Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Police in Netherlands launch manhunt for tram shooter

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Three people were killed, while several others were injured during a shooting inside a tram in the Dutch ...

Livestream in Christchurch goes beyond 'theatre of terror'

The shocking mass-shooting in Christchurch on Friday is notable for using livestreaming video technology to broadcast horrific first-person footage of ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

European, Canadian to Review Boeing 737 Max

Boeings grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own ...

Maxwell doubtful for first ODI against Pakistan

Melbourne [Australia], Mar 21 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell is doubtful for the opening one-day international against Pakistan after being ...

Karadzic Appeals Sentence, Gets More Time in Prison

A United Nations court has increased the sentence to life in prison for convicted Bosnian Serb war criminal Radovan Karadzic, ...

Congo Ebola Outbreak Spreads to City of 1 Million

GOMA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in ...

UN Hopes April Conference Will Prevent War in Libya

The U.N. will sponsor a conference on Libya next month that could spell out the details of the long-awaited elections ...

Access to flexible funding is ever-more important

When thousands of children, women and men fled Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo for safety in western ...

Israeli Forces Reportedly Kill Palestinian in West Bank

JERUSALEM - A Palestinian was killed by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medics said, and the military ...

Analysts: IS Ideology Still a Threat Despite Setbacks

As U.S.-backed forces fight to seize the last bit of territory held by the Islamic State (IS) in eastern Syria, ...

Cyclone Idai one of Africa's worst disasters: UN

New York [USA], Mar 21 (ANI): Cyclone Idai is one of the worst disasters to hit southern Africa in living ...

Voices of young climate action activists give me hope says UN chief

In a direct message to the youth activists who took to the streets, said that he understood the anxiety and ...

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Dozens of Afghan security forces 'surrender' to Taliban

KABUL, Afghanistan - Authorities in Afghanistan confirmed Monday that the Taliban captured 58 government forces during recent fighting in a ...

Afghans battle with flood aftermath

Besieged by months of drought and long-term conflict, rural communities in large swathes of Afghanistan are facing yet another emergency: ...

Afghanistan Again Postpones Presidential Election

ISLAMABAD - Officials in Afghanistan have delayed the country's presidential election for a second time, setting Sept. 28 as the ...

Kazakhstan: A president called Tokayev. A future called Nursultan

At the start of this week, Kazakhstan had a capital city called Astana and a president called Nursultan. Now, it ...

AfghanPresidential Vote Delayed For Second Time, Until September

KABUL -- Afghanistan's presidential election has been postponed by more than two months to give the authorities more time to ...

Iran Hails Transition of Power in Kazakhstan

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has expressed Tehrans support for the legal transition of power in Kazakhstan. The current changes and ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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